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Mon Jun 23, 2014, 10:52 PM

Did that Cop Just Beat Up a Little Kid for No Reason?

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According to Sophia, a woman claiming to be the cousin of the boy in the video, these boys were only involved with the police because the officer allegedly called them wetbacks and they yelled back.

The children were part of a summer youth program to keep them away from drugs and violence and were out working to earn money, according to Sophia.

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Reply Did that Cop Just Beat Up a Little Kid for No Reason? (Original post)
FreakinDJ Jun 2014 OP
itsrobert Jun 2014 #1
FreakinDJ Jun 2014 #2
itsrobert Jun 2014 #3
FreakinDJ Jun 2014 #4
itsrobert Jun 2014 #6
KansDem Jun 2014 #21
RebelOne Jun 2014 #24
Pedalman Jun 2014 #8
itsrobert Jun 2014 #10
Pedalman Jun 2014 #11
EEO Jun 2014 #22
itsrobert Jun 2014 #26
itsrobert Jun 2014 #7
mackerel Jun 2014 #5
FreakinDJ Jun 2014 #9
Hassin Bin Sober Jun 2014 #12
FreakinDJ Jun 2014 #13
KurtNYC Jun 2014 #16
Delver Rootnose Jun 2014 #14
santroy79 Jun 2014 #15
bonniebgood Jun 2014 #17
doxydad Jun 2014 #19
doxydad Jun 2014 #18
blackspade Jun 2014 #20
subject Jun 2014 #23
Kelselsius Jun 2014 #25
Evergreen Emerald Jun 2014 #28
mackerel Jun 2014 #27

Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Mon Jun 23, 2014, 11:32 PM

1. Is Sophia a direct witness?

or is she repeating what someone told her?

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Response to itsrobert (Reply #1)

Mon Jun 23, 2014, 11:40 PM

2. Does it make a difference - did you watch the video

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Response to FreakinDJ (Reply #2)

Mon Jun 23, 2014, 11:45 PM

3. I seen the video

I didn't see anyone getting hit. Can you tell me what time mark on the video you are referring too? I do see a kid being handcuffed and searched. Far from beating a kid up. I think a direct witness is better than hearsay.

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Response to itsrobert (Reply #3)

Mon Jun 23, 2014, 11:50 PM

4. "I've" or "I have" would be more appropriate

Also its quite obvious at this point you work in law enforcement

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Response to FreakinDJ (Reply #4)

Mon Jun 23, 2014, 11:58 PM

6. No, I don't work in Law Enforcement

"it is" or "it's" "Also, it's quite obvious at this point you work in law enforcement."

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Response to itsrobert (Reply #6)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 09:42 AM

21. !!

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Response to itsrobert (Reply #6)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 01:41 PM

24. Forget the grammar lesson.

We all know what the poster means.

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Response to itsrobert (Reply #3)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 12:10 AM

8. That would be 1:18

I watched it a couple of times. At 1:18 into the video the uniformed cop shoves the kid against the concrete wall while the kids hands are behind his back. It appeared to be a chest slam against the wall. Just as effective as a punch to the chest. It is brutality pure and simple.

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Response to Pedalman (Reply #8)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 12:19 AM

10. I think he did use a little extra force than needed.

"It appears to be a a chest slam...." Is it or does it appear to be? I see the cop placing the kid against the wall to do a search using an excess amount of force than warranted.

What does the police report say? Why was the kid detained, handcuffed, and searched?

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Response to itsrobert (Reply #10)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 12:46 AM

11. The Kid Cries Out

The kid cries out when "placed" against the wall. The wall is chest high to the juvenile, his hands are at least behind his back, possibly handcuffed when it happens. There is nothing to protect him from the wall. Excessive force usually means more than necessary. It doesn't matter why the kid was detained, handcuffed and/or searched. It is still the use of excessive force on a restrained prisoner, and a juvenile at that.

This is not corporal punishment either. Corporal punishment might be a spanking. This is much more and it needs to be fully investigated by the local police department.

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Response to itsrobert (Reply #3)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 10:00 AM

22. "I saw" the video, not "I seen"the video. Since you saw fit to correct someone else...

... quite ironically, I might add.

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Response to EEO (Reply #22)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 03:05 PM

26. Try to follow.

I was corrected first.

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Response to FreakinDJ (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 12:01 AM

7. "Does it make a difference? Did you watch the video?"

It's quite obvious you work in law enforcement.

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Mon Jun 23, 2014, 11:51 PM

5. He did rough him up a bit and also spoke to him in Spanish.

Maybe not the nicest cop but we need to know the facts.

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Response to mackerel (Reply #5)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 12:19 AM

9. Inflicting corporal punishment on a minor is what it is called

and illegal in most states

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Response to FreakinDJ (Reply #9)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 01:03 AM

12. The kid yelped when he had his arms shoved up to his shoulder blades behind his back

Completely unnecessary

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Response to Hassin Bin Sober (Reply #12)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 01:18 AM

13. and his face shoved into the bricks

Completely unnecessary

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Response to mackerel (Reply #5)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 07:54 AM

16. Interestingly, he speaks spanish once he knows the camera is rolling

but the kid answers in english -- "we didn't do nothing"

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 06:46 AM

14. Is this recent....

...for some reason I seem to remember that cop, or one who looks very much like him tackling a skateboarder and treating him very roughly.

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 06:50 AM

15. Im no friend of cops

but I didnt see anything and without knowing what really happen this video is meaningless.

waste of time nothing to see here

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Response to santroy79 (Reply #15)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 08:12 AM

17. Except If it were your kid, there would be somthing to see. nt

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Response to santroy79 (Reply #15)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 08:31 AM

19. watch it AGAIN if you...

...see 'nothing wrong'. Then ask yourself, WHAT IF THIS WAS MY KID?

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 08:29 AM

18. Let that fucker try that on...

ME, instead of some kid. What an asshole.

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 08:47 AM

20. Worst camera work ever.

What was the point of even recording it if you don't aim it in the direction of the cops?
This shows almost nothing.

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 12:03 PM

23. The cops verbally and physically abused the child(ren)

A 180 pound cop smushes the kid into the wall with all of his weight and pushes the kid's handcuffed arms up behind him which is also very painful and used in a lot of 'enhanced interrogation' techniques. One could even call it sexual if you take into consideration the location of the pig's body relative to the young boy's body.

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Tue Jun 24, 2014, 02:51 PM

25. Every single time there is a video of police abusing their power...

..you have pro-cop trolls who defend them. They make statements about how we don't know all the facts and you can't trust the person making the video. Often they go on to say that brutally beating defenseless civilians is OK because their job is sooooo stressful. And besides, some of these crooks deserve what they got. (Why wait for a judge and jury to pass sentence?)
They even go so far as to criticize the quality of the video. Anything to distract from the evidence right before their eyes.
Even when this is a clear cut case of a huge cop bullying a little kid.

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Response to Kelselsius (Reply #25)

Thu Jun 26, 2014, 09:29 AM

28. And every time the word "cop" is mentioned

anarchists screech "abuse of power" from the rooftops--sometimes with very little evidence.

There are some bad cops. There are also good cops who risk their lives every day for YOU. And, of course if you ever needed one, she/he would be there for you, despite your overthetop hatred.

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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Thu Jun 26, 2014, 01:38 AM

27. I'm not defending the cops per se, I'm saying there is not enough

evidence to jump to conclusions. The camera doesn't show a cop beating up a 12 year old kid and Sophia's story isn't really there. The cop does exert himself and it was unnecessary but it is not a beating. We absolutely are not getting the full story.

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